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Steve Shuler

Steve Shuler
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A long-time foodie, Steve started his career as a news producer with FOX16 News. In addition to his work on Rock City Eats, Steve is the host of the Little Rock Foodcast, a podcast covering Little Rock food. He has also served as food writer for Sync Weekly. Steve and his family have lived in the Little Rock area for 10 years.

We now know the six finalists who will challenge next spring for the 2019 Diamond Chef crown. On Monday evening, the 10 semifinalists competed at Pulaski Tech to narrow the field down to six. The finalists are: Jordan Davis – Chenal Country Club Brandon Douglas – Greenleaf Grill Amanda Ivy …




Aji Ramen Bar couldn’t have picked a better time to open in Little Rock. The warm days of summer (and early fall) already seem like a distant memory, leaving behind a yearning for comfort food that warms you all the way up. A well-made ramen is ideal for the task, …




Flyway Brewing is bringing in some friends from the spirits world this week, welcoming Bulleit Frontier Whiskey to the taproom on Tuesday. Flyway and Bulleit will be doing beer-and-whiskey pairings from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m., including Honeybird Boilermakers and a four-course tasting flight. In addition, Flyway will be tapping …




Tuesday night’s midterm elections contained a vote that will have a large impact on Arkansas restaurants. Voters passed Arkansas Issue 5 by an overwhelming margin; nearly 7 in 10 voters said yes. Issue 5 raises the minimum wage in Arkansas starting at the beginning of the year. Currently, the minimum …




Some of my favorite beers in Central Arkansas are series beers. Flyway has its creative cake series brews, Lost Forty has its tremendous Wild Barrels Project sour series, and Rebel Kettle this week adds to its C Street series of IPAs. Except C Street Block 10 isn’t an IPA at …




Once again, we find ourselves reporting on more international recognition for the absolutely brilliant Rock Town Distillery in the SoMa neighborhood. This time around, the adulation is coming from the 2019 iteration of The Whisky Bible, written by renowned whiskey connoisseur Jim Murray. Four different Rock Town spirits received a …




Lost Forty’s best fall beer is out today at the taproom. No, not The Hunter Oktoberfest, which is quite good but comes out in the summer. Today for Freshcut Monday, Lost Forty is releasing its Baltic Porter under a new name. Puffy Jacket is a robust 9 percent ABV porter …




One of the city’s most original food festivals hits this weekend. The Arkansas Cornbread Festival is set for Saturday from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. The festival is in the SoMa neighborhood and takes up three blocks of Main Street. Teams will be serving their unique takes on cornbread throughout …




Little Rock’s most anticipated annual beer release is here. On Saturday, Lost Forty Brewing sold its first 4-packs of Nighty Night Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout at the entertaining Festival of Darkness. If you missed the party this weekend, you still have a chance to get Nighty Night today. Lost Forty is …




Ceci’s Chicken and Waffles will open a second location in Little Rock next year. Chef and owner Ciceley McDowell posted on Facebook last week that she is bringing Ceci’s to her hometown in 2019. Right now, she isn’t saying where her second location will be or what her target due …




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